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The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 2: Episode 4 – Show Notes

The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 2: Episode 4 – Show Notes
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S02E04 Show Notes:

Here’s a roundup of the resources, patterns, and projects mentioned in this episode:

The Hotel of Bees Shawl

♥ Blocking the Hotel of Bees Shawl:


♥ Photo of Haley and the shawl in action after the Chicago live show:

♥ Hotel of Bees Pattern: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hotel-of-bees-shawl

Heidi’s Studio

♥ Blog post: Moving in to the Hands Occupied Studio: https://www.handsoccupied.com/studio-move/

Weird Vintage Crafts

♥ Haley’s Vintage Needle Books:


♥ Collector’s Weekly article on Army and Navy Needle Books: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/112401-army-and-navy-needle-book-iowa–germany
♥ Victorian Collections article: Household item – The Army and Navy Needle Case: https://victoriancollections.net.au/items/58a0fc7ed0ce3c2f1446a316
♥ Heidi’s Plastic Canvas Paper Doll:
Heidi's Plastic Canvas Paper Doll
♥ Heidi’s Crazy Hairy Creatures:
Heidi's Crazy Hairy Creatures
♥ Mollie’s Yo-Yo Clown and Felt Cat:

The Books That Made Us Crafters

♥ Reader’s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework: https://www.amazon.com/Complete-Needlework-Editors-Readers-Digest/dp/0895770598
♥ The Step-by-Step Needlecraft Encyclopedia (1995 edition specifically): https://www.amazon.com/Step-step-Needlecraft-Encyclopedia-Brittain/dp/0517140683
♥ Jillian Jiggs by Phoebe Gilman: https://www.amazon.com/Jillian-Jiggs-Phoebe-Gilman/dp/0590748750
♥ The Wonderful Pigs of Jillian Jiggs by Phoebe Gilman: https://www.amazon.com/Phoebe-Gilman/e/B001H6L1Z4/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1
♥ Softies: Simple Instructions 25 Plush Pals by Therese Laskey: https://www.amazon.com/Softies-Simple-Instructions-Plush-Pals/dp/0811856526
♥ Fantastic Holiday Paper Decorations by Teddy Cameron Long: https://www.amazon.com/Fantastic-Paper-Holiday-Decorations-Cameron
♥ I’ll Teach Myself Sewing Machine Fun 2 by Nancy J. Smith: https://www.amazon.com/More-Sewing-Machine-Teach-Myself/dp/1880972050
♥ Blog post from Haley: 8 Books That Taught Me How to Craft: https://www.redhandledscissors.com/2012/10/8-books-that-taught-me-how-to-craft/

Audience Question About How to Keep Ideas Organized

♥ Day One App: https://dayoneapp.com/

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